SPRINGFIELD – Della Neale, 90, of Springfield died at 10:23 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at her home.
She was born Oct. 3, 1919, in Middleton, Wis., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Barnosky. She married Elijah B. Lige Neale on April 1, 1956.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister and a brother.
She is survived by two sons, E. Robert (Laura) Neale and G. William (Ann) Neale, both of Springfield; two grandchildren, Jason and Angela Neale of Springfield; a brother, Raymond Barnosky of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Della was a resident of Springfield for most of her life. She was a machine operator for Sangamo Electric.
Della was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Springfield. Her family and friends were very dear to her.
A memorial gathering will be held from 8:30 a.m. until the time of memorial Mass at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Church, with Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Hospice.